Xerox and HP in another dispute

In a recent news release, Xerox (Norwalk, Connecticut) issued the following statement: Xerox has announced that it has provided notice to HP that it intends to nominate 11 independent candidates to replace HP’s Board of Directors at HP’s 2020 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The candidates include former senior executives from dozens of the world’s leading … Read more →

Durst restructures its textile printing segment and names Kappaun to lead it

Durst (Brixen, Italy), a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has restructured its segment for industrial textile printing. The new Segment Manager Textile Printing, Dr. Stefan Kappaun, now has responsibilities for the OEM’s strategic direction in home textiles, clothing and accessories. Kappaun will also be the connecting link to Durst’s Large Format Segment, … Read more →

Heidelberg’s Print Media Center in Atlanta, Georgia attracts over 1,000 visitors

In 2019, Heidelberg’s Print Media Center Atlanta (PMC Atlanta) educated, trained and supported nearly 1,000 printers through events, training sessions and hands-on demonstrations. PMC Atlanta is the home of Heidelberg’s North American headquarters and is the largest print demonstration centre outside of Heidelberg, Germany. It has partnered with and attracted customers worldwide, while focusing particularly … Read more →

Drupa cube 2020 to hold over 40 educational sessions

Drupa, the world’s largest tradeshow for the printing industry, will take place June 16 – 26, 2020 at the Fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. Held every four years, the event always identifies important trends, offers insights into future developments, and drives inspiration. To provide participants with the best possible experiences, drupa invests heavily in top-class knowledge … Read more →

ISA to manage Sign Association of Canada’s operations and events

The Sign Association of Canada/Association Canadienne De L’Enseigne (SAC/ACE ) has chosen the International Sign Association (ISA – Alexandria, Virginia) to assume management of the association and its events – including its signature annual tradeshow, Sign Expo Canada. The parties added that this new partnership will strengthen and grow the entire North American sign, graphics … Read more →

BMI opens Rising Star Award nominations with February 28 deadline

The Book Manufacturers’ Institute (BMI – Ormond Beach, Florida) is now accepting nominations for its Rising Star Award which recognizes book industry professionals who are making a positive impact on their companies, in their communities, and on the industry. Nominations will be accepted through to Friday, February 28, 2020 at 5 pm Eastern Standard Time. … Read more →

Industry veterans Griffiths and Dale launch Connecting for Results consulting firm

Printing industry veteran Gordon Griffiths, in partnership with Bob Dale, have launched Connecting for Results, a Toronto-based consulting firm with a dedicated focus on mergers and acquisitions, management strategies and executive recruiting. “The printing landscape is constantly evolving and I, along with my partners, bring a wealth of experience to help graphic arts companies navigate … Read more →

Edwards joins EFI as its Chief Technology Officer

Electronics For Imaging (EFI – Fremont, California) has named veteran printing technology executive Dr. Douglas Edwards as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Edwards replaces long-time technology leader Ghilad Dziesietnik, who recently retired after almost 25 years with EFI – the last 14 as its CTO. Edwards has had an extensive career as a senior print … Read more →

Price of a domestic stamp rises by 2¢ to 92¢

As of Monday, January 13, Canada Post Corporation (Ottawa) increased postage rates across the country by 2¢ for a domestic Lettermail item of 30 grams or less. For stamps purchased in a booklet, coil or pane, the rate is now 92¢ per stamp – up from the current rate of 90¢. Buying a single domestic … Read more →

SGIA opens its 2020 Safety Recognition Award Program

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA – Fairfax, Virginia) has announced that its 2020 Safety Recognition Award Program is now open. The annual program, now in its 35th year, runs from January 1 to December 31, 2020 and encourages SGIA members to integrate health and safety into standard business practices. How the program works. SGIA … Read more →

Pitney Bowes releases SendPro C Auto mailing and sending technology

Pitney Bowes (Stamford, Connecticut), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of ecommerce, shipping, mailing and financial services, has launched SendPro C Auto – the latest evolution of its SendPro digitally-connected mailing and sending technology portfolio. Utilizing the integrated mailing and shipping technology with the SendPro platform, SendPro C Auto includes … Read more →